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R&D Food Technologist - Pleasant Prairie, WI

Good Foods Group, LLC

 

 


Great opportunity for recent college graduate!

Company:

Good Foods Group

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Job Location(s):

Pleasant Prairie, WI; Kenosha, WI

Start Date:

ASAP

 

Special Notes/Instructions:

If you meet the minimum requirements, please apply on-line.

 

Employment Term:

Regular

Employment Type:

Full Time

Hours per Week:

45

Work Hours (i.e. shift):

1st shift

Starting Salary Range:

Not Provided

Salary/Benefit Notes:

Competitive Compensation and Benefits program.

 

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience:

1 to 3 years

Required Security Clearance:

None

Related Categories:

Science and Laboratory, Professional and Technical, Production - Food Processing

Position Description

 
R&D Technologist
 
The Company:
 
Good Foods Group is an innovative food company that manufactures and markets clean label, high quality, high pressure processed refrigerated foods and cold pressed juices.
 
We are a young and fast growing company that focuses on state of the art processes, eco-friendly initiatives and food safety as a priority.  Management’s decades of collective experience and rapidly expanding business provides a great opportunity to grow with a well-positioned company. The Good Foods brand is sold in over 6,000 retail outlets throughout the US and Canada.  Our mission is to be recognized as a leader in the multiple categories we represent.
 
We are seeking to fill the newly created position of R&D Technologist to support activities related to the development of our delicious and nutritious ready to eat foods. 
 
Job Summary:
This position will support the R&D Team in the development of innovative new concepts and the enhancement of existing products.  It affords the opportunity for creative and energetic individuals to bring a fresh perspective to Good Foods’ existing projects and processes and the challenge to make a difference in a fast-paced, team oriented environment.
 
Job Duties:

·        Formulate high quality food & beverage products, simultaneously considering critical technical issues such as: food safety, food stability/shelf-life, cost, nutrition, scalability, etc.

·        Assist in batching, analytical testing, flavor screening, stocking lab materials, and helping maintain a clean and orderly laboratory.

·        Assist in the production of samples per customer (internal & external) requests.

·        Work with ingredient suppliers to source and select appropriate raw materials.

·        Assist the scale-up and commercialization of a wide variety of food & beverage products which includes spending time in refrigerated production areas.

·        Set up comparison and evaluation of products for shelf life studies, sensory tests and product stability.

·        Input and maintain nutritional information and specifications.

·        Maintain laboratory records, using electronic systems and written protocols.

·        Perform analyses on ingredients and products (Brix, PH, viscosity, etc.)

·        Participate in, and lead product tastings.

·        Comply with all Company rules, regulations and policies.

 
Experience and Education:

·        Bachelor's degree in Food Science or similar scientific discipline is required.

·        One to three years of experience.  In lieu of experience, internships and/or college lab experience will be considered.

·        Laboratory procedures and equipment.

·        Food Manufacturing, SQF, HACCP, and GMPs.

·        Sensory and nutritional label development techniques.

·        Molecular/ingredient interactions, process-product interactions (a plus). 

·        Culinary principles to technical development.

·        Data analysis and interpretation.

·        Benchtop formula preparation.

·        Creative thinking and problem solving.

·        Project management, interpersonal and leadership ability.

·        Written and verbal communication.

·        Proficiency in MS Office Suite.

 
This is a great opportunity for a recent college graduate.  If you are a more experienced Food Technologist, we are seeking a Senior Food Technologist.  Please view our complete listing of job openings for details.

 

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